We are pleased to formally invite everyone to the educational and informative seminar organized and sponsored by the
American Yacht Charter (AYCA) during the
Newport Yacht Charter Show, June 22-25, 2015.

Please R.S.V.P. to attend the Seminar from 8:00-11:00am, on June 24, 2015 with registration, networking, and a full breakfast starting at 7:30am. We will be onsite at the Newport Yachting Center in the Sunset Tent.

Our Emcee this year is Neal Harrell of Brooks Marine Group who will help guide and moderate us through the morning. Neal, besides being an excellent speaker, organizes the Winter Marine Industry Happy Hours in Newport, Rhode Island and always has interesting industry news to share!

Brooks Marine Group

We are especially delighted to announce that our Keynote Speaker for the Motivational/Marketing Segment is:
Jill Wheaton, Senior Business Strategist for
Anthony Robbins' Elite Business Team!

An Entrepreneur herself with a nutrition and wellness center in Portland, Maine, and past Public Speaking Instructor, Teacher, and Mentor at Stanford Business School, Jill plans to enlighten us on Business Performance Skills to take us all to the next level. She will also bring 3 Audio Box Sets as Raffle Prizes, compliments of Tony Robbins!

Anthony Robbins

Our Technical Segment brings two (2) special Speakers from the Mediterranean:
Alex Mazzoni and Theirry Voison of SOS Yachting.
With the start of the Summer Season, they are traveling across the Atlantic to share the latest news on the VAT in many ports of call!

SOS Yachting

The Legal Segment will be devoted to the "new" AYCA Charter Agreements and presented by Maritime Attorney:
David R. Maass of Alley, Maass, Rogers, & Lindsay, P.A.
David will outline the changes to all three (3) AYCA Charter Agreements and conduct a Q&A session for everyone to understand when, where, and how to use these important documents for our industry!

Alley, Maass, Rogers & Lindsay

More details to follow on the Speakers and Program Agenda
as the information becomes available.

A special Thank You goes to the following Sponsors:
CharterFleet/ShowBoats International, CharterIndex, Christophe Harbour, ISS-GMT, National Marine Suppliers, and MYBA, have committed to sponsoring again this year, which is very much appreciated.
Luise Associates, plus the Newport Charter Yacht Show have also confirmed their sponsorship for the first time and we are honored to have them on board!
Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available at $500 per company.

The "inclusive" cost of the seminar is: $30 per person, if registered before June 17, 2015, or $40 per person at the door. The Captain & Crew cost is $20 per person, if registered in advance, or $30 at the door.

Please R.S.V.P. to the A.Y.C.A. Seminar via the following options:

Check payable to: A.Y.C.A.
Attention: Sandy Carney, Sanderson Yachting
223 Wapping Road
Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871
Online credit card payment via PayPal

P.S. if you have not registered for the show, please go to
The more of us that register, the better the attendance will be from the yachts!

Kind regards,
Jennifer M. Saia, Gina Robertson, Molly Marston, Karen Kelly-Shea, and Sylvia Weston
AYCA Members/PR Committee

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